Sri Mulyani Quips Luhut Pandjaitan as Wealthiest State Minister
9 March 2022 13:17 WIB
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati as she submitted her annual tax returns (SPT) on March 8 mentioned a coordinating minister she claims to be the wealthiest among other ministers. The person she refers to is Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan.
“I told him he had to be present today. He had to do other chores [but made it].I told him that if the wealthiest coordinating minister is absent, it would send a bad [image],” said Sri Mulyani on March 8.
Citing the state official wealth report (LHKPN) published on March 24, 2021, the Coordinating Minister’s wealth reached RP745.18 billion as of December 31, 2020. His assets range from land spaces and physical buildings, vehicles, securities, and many more.
Moreover in his LHKPN last year, the Minister owns Rp244.01 billion in land and property spread across Jakarta, Malang, up to Simalungun. Moving assets or securities he reportedly owns reach Rp106.16 billion and Rp757.18 billion classified under “other valuables.” He also reported to have Rp12 billion in debt.
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